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and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your >> the sentencing of former penn state assistant coach jerry sandusky several hours from now. when he told a radio station before he learned his punishment from child abuse. good morning, it's tuesday i am steve chenevey. >> i am cynne simpson. now to adam caskey. >> we have some areas of rain this morning, light rain. nothing heavy, but enough to cause slick spots on the road. also it helps the lawn and garden. south of the beltway and noaa of the beltway we have some areas of rain. 66 from a markehaymarket to the beltway as well. it's 46 degrees in leesburg. highs near 60 degrees today. it will be tough to have much sunshine today. we will see a few sunny breaks. the nationals back in town tomorrow, 70, partly cloudy. now to angela. >> off to an excellent start even with light rain falling. just one accident reported on 66 inbound near glebe road. we don't have a shot of it, but it's on the shoulder. it should not slow you down much because there's light volume. 395 is moving well. 95 still has an active work zone northbound approaching
to his sentencing day. >> almost a year after the public first learned of the penn state child sex abuse investigation, sandusky will learn his fate later today. but he's already lashing out with a defiant statement of innocence and charges of conspiracy. >> abc's t.j. winick is in bellefonte, pennsylvania. good morning, t.j. >> reporter: good morning. that's right. jerry sandusky faces a sentence of 10 to more than 218 years. last night, we got a sneak preview of the statement he will read here at the court today. jerry sandusky now regrets not taking the stand in his own defense, after being convicted of 48 counts of sex abuse against young boys. for the last ten months, he's been writing a statement he plans to read today. last night, he issued an audio statement, which ran on penn state's studio-run radio. >> they can take away by life. they can make me out as a monster. in my heart, i know i did not do these alleged disgusting acts. >> reporter: judge john cleland has a during which laws changed and mandatory minimums were increased. his attorney, joe amendola, says sandusky is goin
, as we come on the air former penn state coach jerry sandusky has been sentenced to prison for the rest of his life. he is 68 and today he was sentenced to at least 30 years behind bars. the price for sexually abusing children and today in the courtroom, he defiantly stood face to face with some of his victims who were just ten feet away. abc's senior national correspondent jim avila was there. >> reporter: this is what three months in the slammer can do to a man. jerry sandusky has lost weight, his skin turned gray and his gregarious, everyone's pal persona, shrunken inward. the arrogance, gone. >> he did not have that annoying grin. he is a defeated man today. >> reporter: and that was before the judge lowered the boom -- not a day less than 30 years, as many as 60. >> he will not get out until he is 97 or 98 years old. so he's going to die in prison. >> reporter: his wife, dottie, in court for support. sandusky complained about the verdict, and in a defiant but trembling voice, proclaimed innocence. "i feel a need to talk. i didn't do these alleged disgusting acts." a more emotional
in downtown washington. was walking his dog in his penn quarter neighborhood and that when a car the sidewalk and struck him. professor atory university. >> i felt so terrible. my immediate reaction was to prayer. >> i think we are all in shock devastated at the such a warm colleague, teacher. police believe the driver may have suffered a medical emergency/ a woman believed to be d.c.'s resident will be laid to rest today. her 110thams at celebration two years ago in this video? . on september 21 at age of 112th. perfume will will be at 11:00 at church inpolitan ame northwest. she credited god for her long life. willexandra residents a chance to hear from mayoral candidates and council candidates. the event takes place from 7:00 until 9:30 tonight at george washington middle school. there's a dual repeats on the loose in prince william county. has been ripping necklaces of his victims' necks. eye witness hatter's stolen last evening outside her apartment in manassas. the steve surely incident. said that he seemed polite. >> he was coming down the stairs and he held the door for me. she came i
dog not his penn orders condo. police say it appears the driver have suffered a medical emergency, lost control of the car, and ran up on the sidewalk, leverett. in europeancialist history. the university says he always got high marks. >> that described him as someone the people and comes of a time period alive. telle stories he used to and the way he would teach a class. >> i feel sorry for those who get to experience the pleasure of taking a history class with him. >> some students are playing a service to celebrate his life. theust two days now until for president go head.to- wednesday night's debate now means a lot more. a cnn poll shows president obama romney in a dead heat. is ahead by just three points. tonight mr. obama continues to for that debate in a t -- from the las vegas area. mitt romney did have an event tonight. a rally at the wings the rockies in denver. republican nominee has been in all weekend preparing for the debate. see if that fiscal be cushioned with a of taxpayer money. >> police in prince boomtown said someone is going around ripping peoples and jewelry
to the capital beltway. at penn state, former assistant the ball coach jerry will be sentenced in a few hours. >> he is expected to speak at hearing along some of his victims. carter is in a satellite what sandusky is saying from behind bars. >> he has spent the past three months behind bars. he will find out today whether of his spend the rest life in prison. is expected to speak during hearing. we are hearing from him already bars.ehind jerry sandusky is headed back to outt this morning to find will spend thehe rest of his life behind bars. night before his sentencing, matt sandusky issued statement maintaining innocence. >> they can take away my life out as a monster, monster, but they away my heart. my heart i know i did not do alleged disgusting acts. >> he was convicted in june of counts of child sex abuse against 10 boys. he says he now regrets not his -- andstand in his attorney says he will fight for new trial. >> his morale is up and he's working on his appeal. he's very confident he will get shot at this. >> today we expect to hear from sandusky, attorneys, possible support from hi
the appeals, there are plenty of lawsuits. penn state is in the process of settling a number of those lawsuits. >> let's switch gears and talk about the weather today. another damp and chilly fall day for the washington area. >> some milder temperatures are on the way. >> a few breaks in the overcast, but the clouds are still hanging around. it is gray and damp and only 58 degrees right now. anywhere from. 10 2.25 inches of rain. -- .10 to .25 images of rain. tonight it will start to clear out a little bit 44-52 degrees. we can see the cloud is moving across the appalachians. it looks like a great day tomorrow. we will give you the next seven days in the weather coming up in just a few minutes. >> let's turn to a developing story in virginia. authorities have ruled the death of a star reporter a homicide. the 48-year-old was found dead in her burning home on july 9. witnesses say they saw greenhalgh arguing with the man the night before her death. >> brown was after he failed to make three required weekly phone calls with court officials. he now has to meet with those officials once a week. br
are hearing a surprising message from former penn state football coach jerry sandusky on the eve of his sentencing for sexual abuse and abc senior national correspondent jim avila to tell us what he's saying. >> reporter: good evening, diane. tomorrow is judgment day to sentence jerry sandusky to life and live out the rest of his days in prison. tonight in a highly unorthodox move he put out a daring statement to the penn state college radio station, on the tape he defiantly accuses his victims of lying and insists he is an innocent man. >> i'm responding to the worst loss of my life. first i looked at myself. over and over i asked why? why didn't we have a fair opportunity to prepare for trial? why have so many people suffered as a result of false allegations. what's the purpose? maybe it will help others. some vulnerable children who could be abused might not be as a result of all the publicity. that would be nice, but i'm not sure about it. i would cherish the opportunity to become a candle for others as they have been a light for me. they can take away my life. they can make me out
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will be covering this week. former penn state football coach jerry sandusky sentenced on tuesday. sentencing after a hearing determines whether or not he's a sexual -- sexually violent predator. sandusky's sentence could add up to 100 years. >> also in court this week, 11 florida a&m students will stand trial in connection with the death of robert champion. the students are facing criminal charges in the alleged hazing before the drum major collapsed and died died last year. >> and thursday is a big day. the vice-presidential debate, vice president joe biden and republican vice president nominee ryan will face off in danville kentucky. you can watch it starting right here at 9:00 p.m. >> a 4-year-old girl, how a guest at a party jumps into action to save this young life. >> meteorologist adam caskey is back with a look at your work week forecast. tomorrow things could get really cold. but thirst, the federal hot minute. as we move into the government's new fiscal year, here are just a few noteworthy headlines concerning the business of government.
. with breaking news pennsylvania. >> former penn state assistant been jerry sandusky has on 45 counts of sexual abuse. we will talk with brad bell for latest. >> the sentencing in this courthouse, the judge said that put matt sandusky centuries but he said the sentence would be 30 years 0 years. that means he will spend the rest of his life in prison because he is already 68 years old. statements from three victims they could notd what jerryforget them.ky did to they all said that he stole childhood. in the hearing today it was who got up in his red jail house jumpsuit and gave a statement which was all about himself. said he did not do acts and maidenly to hisssing reference victims. much of aett said lastwhat he station.a radio >> they can take away my life, out as a monster, but they cannot take away my heart. in my heart i know i did not do .hese alleged disgusting acts >> well, the judge and prosecution and pretty much everybody blasted him for those comments. the prosecution says this shows that he continues to hurt his continues to deny the charges for which he has been convicted. sandus
people n 2009. hood i turning to the scandal at penn state. graduate assistant mike mcqueary has filed a againstlower lawsuit the university. testified against jerry sandusky in during the sex abuse .rial treatment from the the arrest ofce y sandusky has caused him distress and embarrassment. now he is suing for millions of dollars in damages. a television news anchor in wisconsin took to the airways in after a viewer called her overweight. said it has more to bullying. >> your children will probably someonehool and call fat if you do that and home. to bed to teach our kids critical and we need to do that by example. >> jennifer livingston has thank her viewers for their support. the man who wrote the e-mails about bullying but that he wants her to and wasm yourself offering only advice and support. >> we all get e-mails from time time that we think, you did that.ve to say >> you often get e-mails about appearance over your performance of. >> absolutely. >> it is what it is. we do appreciate your feedback. i want your feedback today. and me some pictures of fog. it will be issued throu
to the penn state scandal. the wife of jerry sandusky is getting back $50,000 in cash and a home put up for a bond before his conviction. the request was granted this afternoon. his wife put up the money and her home as collateral for his $200,000 bond. he remains in jail under isolation. he will be sentenced next week. >> it is time to look at the day's other top stories. a massive manhunt is underway for a missing teenager. he has not been seen since monday after buying donuts and a bottle of water from a duncan doughnuts on route 50. -- dunkin donuts on route 50. >> the reflecting pool is empty tonight because of audi. -- audi. -- algae. >> the race for the white house is heating up. analysts agreed that mitt romney one of the debate last night. money -- many undecided voters are still waiting to make their decisions. there are 33 days until the election. >> during the debate, we reviewed some brand new technology. it allows you to weigh in on what you see during the debates. it is not exactly a scientific, but instant reaction is a brand new tool. >> you can use your smart phones or
freak accident in downtown washington. rhett leverett was walking his dog monday morning in penn quarter when a car ran onto the sidewalk and struck him. police are investigating. makeselieve the driver suffered a medical emergency. he was a popular history at marymount arlington.in >> fuel services today for a d.c.'s lieved to be oldest resident. -- funeral services. edie williams died at the age of 112th. her funeral is at 11:00 this northwest atstreet the metropolitan ame church. credited god with her long life >> . pope benedict's butler is expected to take the stand today. stealingr church document and giving them to a journalist. say that he the crime and said by the holyred spirit. faces four years in prison if convicted. >> soon we will learn if the efforts to find the body andhoffa were - jimmy hoffa. >> the teamsters boss disappeared in the 1970's. a driveway was dug up and they are testing the soil. >> investigators searching for answers after a truck and an amtrak train collided in california, injuring 20 people. the truck driver failed to center. dileo cars and locomotives o
-on-one with lisa's mother. >>> and former penn state assistant football coach mike mcqueary is suing the school for millions of dollars in damages. mcqueary complained he saw jerry sandusky showering with a young boy. mcqueary claims his treatment by the school since the sandusky case has caused him distress and embarrassment. >>> by this time tomorrow baseball's playoff picture will be clear. or at least clearer. highlights of last night's dramatic developments, now, from espn. >> randy scott with your "sportscenter" update. the best pennant race in baseball is one tied in the a.l. west. in oakland last night, where the a's came in, down just a game on the rangers in that division. in the fifth, derek norris, singling to right. josh donaldson in. brandon moss, in behind him. and it's 2-1, oakland. we go to the sixth. same score, two outs. jonny gomes, gone. hasn't had a hit in his last three games. a timely way to break that slump. 18 bombs on the season. top nine. it's grant balfour on to shut the door on nelson cruz. he does. and tied after 161 games in the west. >>> in the central, reds and
surrounding penn state university. former assistant coach jerry sandusky will be sentenced for child sex abuse. place afterke nearing that determines whether he's a sexually violent predator. his sentence could add up to hundreds of years. we will have a crew at the sentencing. with abc 7 news and wjla.com. with want to check in brian van de graaff. prepared is in for a shock. >> it was warmer yesterday. i knew that i did not have a when i knocked off the plane. >> it's cold this morning. advisoryis a frost the west. prepared. if you want to be prepared, you need extra layers. today we will not warmup. off to the west virginia and parts of the shenandoah valley. it's 45 downtown right now. it is not been this: since late april downtown. 51 at the bay because of the influence of the water. -- it is not in this cold since late april. in.ttle fog settling be ank the rain today will light and spotty. the 40'sres in downtown this morning. light rain possible. highs in the mid 50's today. a little rain tonight. clouds tomorrow morning will to sunshine in the afternoon. wednesday, the nationals will
counts of sexual abuse against children. the former penn state coach, now says he didn't get a fair trial. says he has been unjustly treated like a monster. in a statement released to the university radio station late monday, calls one of his victims a veteran accuser, seeking attention. >> in my heart, i know that i did not do these alleged disgusting acts. my wife has been my only sex partner. and that was after marriage. >> reporter: later today, sandusky is expected to deliver a similarly defiant statement before the judge who holds his life in his hands. refusing to apologize or admit any guilt. >> we didn't lose to proven facts, evidence, accurate locations and times. >> reporter: abc news has learned that facing sandusky today will be at least one, and as many as six, of his ten victims. >> it is preposterous to suggest that ten separate victims, their families, their parents, their lawyers, the prosecutors, the press, and everyone else con conspired to somehow convict mr. sandusky. >> reporter: even sandusky's own attorneys expect a harsh sentence. and they're concerned his words
. >>> more legal drama in the jerry sandusky sex scandal at penn state. a former graduate assistant says he saw sandusky molesting a boy in the showers filed suit. mike mcqueary is seeking millions in damages he says he was defamed and misrepresented. >> a halloween costume created such a scare that the bomb squad had to be called in. a driver weang a gas mask and camouflage jacket with an attached grenade was pulled over in san mateo, california. but, the man was not a terrorism. he actually works at a star that sells halloween costumes and is reared to wear his costume for work. now police confiscated his dummy grenade and cleared a half block. >> i knew it was going to attract people's attention, but i didn't thing they were going to go as far as to be worried and call 911. >> now his manager says he used poor judgment by driving to work wearing that costume here. he is duen court next month for possessing a fake grenade. so, interesting times. at lest people are keeping their eyes open and paying attention to their surroundings. that's good. >> uh-huh. >>> the u.s. birth rate is down ag
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